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Master Class

The Art & Science of Structured Canvas

Learn how to

Stretch a canvas and discover the secrets of Spatialist Nouveau.

What is Spatialist Nouveau? In this masterclass you will learn how to create a unique painting style that allows you to create a canvas within a canvas as well as how to create a dimensional canvas painting that changes as you pass by!

Why do paintings have to be flat?

Introduction

In this course, I share and demonstrate what structures can be created with a stick and some canvas. Simple stretching to elaborate canvases within canvases and washboard shapes alter the viewer’s perception as they pass by.

Part Science, Part Art.

This may be of more interest to those artists who are familiar with and have access to basic woodworking tools.

Tools Required:

  • Table
  • Miter chop saw
  • Electric staple gun (recommended)
  • Power
  • Good pair of canvas stretching pliers
  • Construction glue/ dispenser.

Course Cost

Register to receive the first two videos FREE. Learn to stretch a canvas inside a canvas for FREE.

Individual

Complete Course

 

$199.00

 

Educational

Complete Course

$399.00

The Masterclass

Course Breakdown

Lesson One

How To Stretch A Canvas

FREE

Identify, acquire & prepare tools and materials to create, in one hour, a stretched canvas, ready for painting. To prepare the student to think beyond flat canvases.

Lesson Two

Insert One Canvas Into Another

FREE

How to insert one canvas into another canvas. Identify, acquire & prepare tools and materials to create 2 stretched canvases and 1 spacer bar. Insert spacer bar inyo hole larger canvas and attatch. Insert a smaller canvas, into spacer bars, attach, ready for painting.

Lesson Three

Understand Spatialist Nouveau

Identify, acquire & prepare tools and materials to create, in one hour, a stretched canvas, ready for painting. To prepare the student to think beyond flat canvases.

Lesson Four

Create Stretcher Bars From your Drawings.

How to fabricate and measure your unique stretcher bars from the drawings you have created. Measure the as built surfaces, all angles and curves to accurately transfer measurements to a flat canvas and provide your painting grid.

Lesson Five

Measure, Create a Grid and Execute Painting

How to create a grid from measurements of your stretcher bars, transfer grid to canvas & execute painting (the art)

Lesson Six

Stretch The Painting

Stretch the painting on stretcher bars with different site lines to change viewers perception as they pass by. Create a canvas with different site lines that can visually change a viewers perception two or three times as they pass by.

Register to receive the first two videos FREE. Learn to stretch a canvas inside a canvas for FREE.